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[aprssig] Startup Enterpise To Shoot Sticky Trackers Onto Suspect Vehicles

James Washer washer at trlp.com
Thu Aug 25 00:09:32 UTC 2005


I like my plan better. Attach air-to-ground missiles to police helicopters.

On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:59:38 -0700
"Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> The next approach to installing APRS trackers onto special events vehicles?
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> VIRGINIA FIRM THINKS IT HAS THE WAY TO END DANGEROUS POLICE PURSUITS
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> A Virginia start-up called StarChase will soon unveil a system aimed 
> at taking some of the danger out of police chases by using compressed 
> air to fire a epoxy-coated projectile at a fleeing vehicle, thus 
> attaching a GPS chip set, wireless modem and power supply to enable 
> continuous remote tracking.  Field tests will begin soon, and StarChase 
> intends to officially unveil the system at next month's IAPC Conference 
> in Miami.  (Mobile Radio Technology)
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> http://mrtmag.com/news/starchase_vehicle_tagging_082405/    
> <http://mrtmag.com/news/starchase_vehicle_tagging_082405/>
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> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
> EchoLink Node:      14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
> Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.com
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> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>   http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/DigiPaths
> 
> Updated APRS Symbol Chart
>   http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/miscinfo/APRS_Symbol_Chart.pdf   
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> New/Updated "Rev G" APRS     http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/aprs
> Symbols Set for UI-View,
> UIpoint and APRSplus:
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